US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394


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WEST VIRGINIA
Taxable

STATE Employment and Wage Data
Average monthly covered employment Wages paid in covered employment during year
(in thousands)
Ratio of taxable to total wages Average weekly wage in covered employment
Total Taxable Total Taxable
(01)(02)(03)(04)(05)(06)(07)
1938 258,668 $308,460 $308,460 1.000 $22.93 $22.93
1939 267,802 $348,602 $348,602 1.000 $25.03 $25.03
1940 293,323 $392,544 $380,491 0.969 $25.74 $24.95
1941 327,215 $502,963 $487,108 0.968 $29.56 $28.63
1942 353,199 $616,141 $588,767 0.956 $33.55 $32.06
1943 343,580 $700,040 $660,080 0.943 $39.18 $36.95
1944 332,451 $737,752 $680,723 0.923 $42.68 $39.38
1945 328,612 $751,943 $696,911 0.927 $44.00 $40.78
1946 346,904 $833,306 $767,587 0.921 $46.19 $42.55
1947 378,129 $1,061,329 $919,119 0.866 $53.98 $46.74
1948 401,132 $1,218,995 $1,022,886 0.839 $58.44 $49.04
1949 373,001 $1,067,857 $917,765 0.859 $55.06 $47.32
1950 374,976 $1,146,083 $962,457 0.840 $58.78 $49.36
1951 380,685 $1,317,012 $1,029,589 0.782 $66.53 $52.01
1952 369,864 $1,314,102 $1,012,695 0.771 $68.33 $52.65
1953 355,970 $1,363,110 $996,446 0.731 $73.64 $53.83
1954 318,966 $1,214,489 $874,902 0.720 $73.22 $52.75
1955 324,236 $1,318,862 $912,136 0.692 $78.22 $54.10
1956 361,296 $1,535,943 $1,019,358 0.664 $81.75 $54.26
1957 378,266 $1,678,417 $1,081,789 0.645 $85.33 $55.00
1958 341,548 $1,503,415 $969,034 0.645 $84.65 $54.56
1959 336,482 $1,562,449 $968,754 0.620 $89.30 $55.37
1960 329,482 $1,571,274 $948,495 0.604 $91.71 $55.36
1961 314,920 $1,536,494 $908,578 0.591 $93.83 $55.48
1962 315,714 $1,594,050 $1,044,135 0.655 $97.10 $63.60
1963 320,301 $1,660,237 $1,067,003 0.643 $99.68 $64.06
1964 326,357 $1,766,528 $1,106,320 0.626 $104.09 $65.19
1965 337,158 $1,890,396 $1,156,637 0.612 $107.82 $65.97
1966 347,873 $2,033,597 $1,215,493 0.598 $112.42 $67.19
1967 351,457 $2,148,384 $1,253,019 0.583 $117.55 $68.56
1968 351,298 $2,254,352 $1,284,492 0.570 $123.41 $70.32
1969 357,047 $2,427,182 $1,317,085 0.543 $130.73 $70.94
1970 361,930 $2,647,966 $1,358,727 0.513 $140.70 $72.19
1971 366,563 $2,857,551 $1,416,456 0.496 $149.91 $74.31
1972 414,090 $3,334,281 $1,760,567 0.528 $154.85 $81.76
1973 433,492 $3,623,788 $1,841,446 0.508 $160.76 $81.69
1974 438,787 $3,980,928 $1,893,196 0.476 $174.47 $82.97
1975 447,974 $4,482,939 $1,964,209 0.438 $192.45 $84.32
1976 464,453 $5,060,900 $2,090,579 0.413 $209.55 $86.56
1977 480,729 $5,645,072 $2,272,625 0.403 $225.82 $90.91
1978 506,114 $6,416,530 $3,075,941 0.479 $243.81 $116.88
1979 501,670 $6,941,356 $3,109,976 0.448 $266.09 $119.22
1980 485,447 $7,293,172 $3,048,357 0.418 $288.92 $120.76
1981 468,634 $7,590,083 $3,683,466 0.485 $311.47 $151.15
1982 448,875 $7,685,029 $3,546,999 0.462 $329.24 $151.96
1983 421,914 $7,269,657 $3,306,710 0.455 $331.35 $150.72
1984 432,887 $7,733,323 $3,389,993 0.438 $343.55 $150.60
1985 432,810 $7,873,022 $3,375,219 0.429 $349.82 $149.97
1986 431,765 $7,992,157 $3,377,832 0.423 $355.97 $150.45
1987 433,128 $8,169,972 $3,407,744 0.417 $362.74 $151.30
1988 442,087 $8,592,699 $3,473,205 0.404 $373.78 $151.08
1989 449,307 $8,923,745 $3,542,896 0.397 $381.94 $151.64
1990 461,092 $9,527,760 $3,679,767 0.386 $397.37 $153.47
1991 458,717 $9,673,488 $3,704,539 0.383 $405.54 $155.31
1992 464,998 $10,155,835 $3,789,972 0.373 $420.01 $156.74
1993 475,004 $10,345,316 $3,911,614 0.378 $418.84 $158.36
1994 491,093 $10,997,623 $4,053,304 0.369 $430.66 $158.72
1995 500,340 $11,424,390 $4,138,418 0.362 $439.10 $159.06
1996 505,612 $11,812,063 $4,213,218 0.357 $449.27 $160.25
1997 511,436 $12,231,691 $4,317,092 0.353 $459.93 $162.33
1998 517,599 $12,681,903 $4,424,230 0.349 $471.18 $164.38
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WEST VIRGINIA
Taxable

STATE Financial data (in thousands)
Contributions collected Interest credited to trust fund Benefits Paid Reserves as of December 31 Federal loans to State reserve funds, balance as of end of year Net reserves, balance as of end of year Taxable wage base, year end
(01)(08)(09)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14)
1938 $8,928 $155 $12,065 $7,217 $7,217
1939 $9,974 $216 $4,213 $13,194 $13,194
1940 $10,397 $379 $3,930 $19,960 $19,960 $3,000
1941 $11,604 $543 $2,996 $28,189 $28,189 $3,000
1942 $11,059 $745 $2,303 $37,690 $37,690 $3,000
1943 $12,294 $889 $927 $49,946 $49,946 $3,000
1944 $11,689 $1,052 $668 $62,019 $62,019 $3,000
1945 $10,247 $1,279 $2,490 $71,056 $71,056 $3,000
1946 $9,091 $1,343 $10,005 $71,484 $71,484 $3,000
1947 $11,827 $1,466 $6,154 $78,644 $78,644 $3,000
1948 $13,808 $1,740 $5,203 $89,009 $89,009 $3,000
1949 $13,111 $1,914 $17,325 $86,733 $86,733 $3,000
1950 $9,979 $1,786 $15,343 $83,172 $83,172 $3,000
1951 $13,520 $1,850 $8,195 $90,351 $90,351 $3,000
1952 $12,817 $2,010 $13,936 $91,239 $91,239 $3,000
1953 $10,401 $2,113 $13,954 $89,802 $89,802 $3,000
1954 $6,787 $1,779 $34,801 $63,556 $63,556 $3,000
1955 $9,035 $1,335 $15,313 $58,624 $58,624 $3,000
1956 $12,635 $1,461 $8,486 $64,533 $64,533 $3,000
1957 $12,648 $1,701 $11,925 $67,625 $67,625 $3,000
1958 $11,271 $1,376 $39,323 $41,271 $41,271 $3,000
1959 $18,610 $953 $28,265 $32,568 $32,568 $3,000
1960 $25,885 $1,030 $24,040 $35,445 $35,445 $3,000
1961 $24,375 $989 $25,652 $35,154 $35,154 $3,000
1962 $27,802 $1,184 $19,035 $45,105 $45,105 $3,600
1963 $28,607 $1,579 $17,109 $58,165 $58,165 $3,600
1964 $14,327 $1,955 $14,705 $59,713 $59,713 $3,600
1965 $14,464 $2,130 $12,499 $63,818 $63,818 $3,600
1966 $16,271 $2,490 $9,721 $72,886 $72,886 $3,600
1967 $17,812 $3,013 $12,191 $81,844 $81,844 $3,600
1968 $18,564 $3,491 $13,969 $90,122 $90,122 $3,600
1969 $19,418 $4,189 $12,181 $101,551 $101,551 $3,600
1970 $16,768 $5,117 $15,537 $107,898 $107,898 $3,600
1971 $17,952 $5,410 $20,579 $110,776 $110,776 $3,600
1972 $18,499 $5,190 $25,465 $108,134 $108,134 $4,200
1973 $25,295 $5,675 $24,759 $114,411 $114,411 $4,200
1974 $24,183 $6,675 $29,519 $115,906 $115,906 $4,200
1975 $23,578 $5,124 $60,317 $78,377 $78,377 $4,200
1976 $41,359 $4,308 $47,263 $72,405 $72,405 $4,200
1977 $47,026 $3,765 $56,058 $64,161 $64,161 $4,200
1978 $64,409 $3,151 $73,600 $57,311 $57,311 $6,000
1979 $80,675 $3,426 $100,936 $38,945 $38,945 $6,000
1980 $79,387 $478 $158,148 $3,267 $47,214 $43,947 $6,000
1981 $131,355 $149,327 $29,065 $99,814 $70,749 $8,000
1982 $165,599 $233,902 $144,197 $144,197 $8,000
1983 $141,884 $259,433 $45 $288,082 $288,037 $8,000
1984 $150,461 $145,501 $33,015 $308,190 $275,175 $8,000
1985 $149,202 $145,390 $255,970 $255,970 $8,000
1986 $150,379 $143,350 $225,243 $225,243 $8,000
1987 $152,111 $1,378 $119,959 $65,251 $65,251 $8,000
1988 $157,234 $8,617 $97,591 $133,355 $133,355 $8,000
1989 $99,811 $12,385 $91,429 $145,845 $145,845 $8,000
1990 $86,139 $13,167 $92,456 $152,752 $152,752 $8,000
1991 $104,246 $11,933 $146,060 $157,124 $157,124 $8,000
1992 $112,800 $11,485 $138,712 $140,517 $140,517 $8,000
1993 $118,649 $10,514 $116,518 $154,512 $154,512 $8,000
1994 $122,212 $10,336 $124,947 $161,671 $161,671 $8,000
1995 $122,117 $11,248 $133,056 $164,036 $164,036 $8,000
1996 $123,463 $10,653 $140,898 $157,345 $157,345 $8,000
1997 $126,556 $10,963 $128,467 $165,917 $165,917 $8,000
1998 $128,338 $11,615 $114,555 $181,322 $181,322 $8,000
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WEST VIRGINIA
Taxable

STATE significant measures
Percent of total wages Average employer tax rate as a percent of taxable wages Reserve ratio (percent of total wages) as multiple of highest 12-month benefit cost rate
Contributions collected Benefits paid Average employer tax rate Reserve Ratio High Cost Multiple
Rate 12 mos. ending
(01)(15)(16)(17)(18)(19)(20)(21) (22)
1938 2.89 3.91 2.70 2.70 2.34 0.00 0.00
1939 2.86 1.21 2.70 2.70 3.78 0.00 0.00
1940 2.65 1.00 2.61 2.69 5.08 0.00 0.00
1941 2.31 0.60 2.34 2.42 5.60 0.00 0.00
1942 1.79 0.37 2.04 2.13 6.12 0.00 0.00
1943 1.76 0.13 1.66 1.76 7.13 0.00 0.00
1944 1.58 0.09 1.49 1.62 8.41 0.00 0.00
1945 1.36 0.33 1.29 1.39 9.45 0.00 0.00
1946 1.09 1.20 1.14 1.24 8.58 0.00 0.00
1947 1.11 0.58 1.14 1.32 7.41 0.00 0.00
1948 1.13 0.43 1.14 1.36 7.30 0.00 0.00
1949 1.23 1.62 1.15 1.34 8.12 0.00 0.00
1950 0.87 1.34 0.85 1.01 7.26 0.00 0.00
1951 1.03 0.62 1.04 1.32 6.86 0.00 0.00
1952 0.98 1.06 0.95 1.24 6.94 0.00 0.00
1953 0.76 1.02 0.71 0.98 6.59 0.00 0.00
1954 0.56 2.87 0.50 0.69 5.23 0.00 0.00
1955 0.69 1.16 0.71 1.03 4.45 0.00 0.00
1956 0.82 0.55 0.82 1.23 4.20 0.00 0.00
1957 0.75 0.71 0.73 1.14 4.03 0.00 0.00
1958 0.75 2.62 0.75 1.17 2.75 0.00 0.00
1959 1.19 1.81 1.24 2.00 2.08 0.00 0.00
1960 1.65 1.53 1.63 2.70 2.26 0.00 0.00
1961 1.59 1.67 1.60 2.70 2.29 0.00 0.00
1962 1.74 1.19 1.77 2.70 2.83 0.00 0.00
1963 1.72 1.03 1.74 2.70 3.50 0.00 0.00
1964 0.81 0.83 0.72 1.15 3.38 0.00 0.00
1965 0.77 0.66 0.77 1.26 3.38 0.00 0.00
1966 0.80 0.48 0.81 1.36 3.58 0.00 0.00
1967 0.83 0.57 0.83 1.42 3.81 0.00 0.00
1968 0.82 0.62 0.83 1.45 4.00 0.00 0.00
1969 0.80 0.50 0.81 1.48 4.18 0.00 0.00
1970 0.63 0.59 0.62 1.21 4.07 0.00 0.00
1971 0.63 0.72 0.62 1.25 3.88 2.63 JAN 59 1.48
1972 0.55 0.76 0.56 1.05 3.24 2.63 JAN 59 1.23
1973 0.70 0.68 0.71 1.40 3.16 2.63 JAN 59 1.20
1974 0.61 0.74 0.55 1.15 2.91 2.63 JAN 59 1.11
1975 0.53 1.35 0.52 1.19 1.75 2.63 JAN 59 0.67
1976 0.82 0.93 0.84 2.03 1.43 2.63 JAN 59 0.54
1977 0.83 0.99 0.82 2.05 1.14 2.63 JAN 59 0.43
1978 1.00 1.15 1.06 2.20 0.89 2.63 JAN 59 0.34
1979 1.16 1.45 1.16 2.58 0.56 2.63 JAN 59 0.21
1980 1.09 2.17 1.08 2.58 0.00 2.63 JAN 59 0.00
1981 1.73 1.97 1.85 3.82 0.00 2.63 JAN 59 0.00
1982 2.15 3.04 2.10 4.56 0.00 3.24 DEC 82 0.00
1983 1.95 3.57 1.97 4.34 0.00 4.00 DEC 83 0.00
1984 1.95 1.88 1.97 4.48 0.00 4.00 DEC 83 0.00
1985 1.90 1.85 1.94 4.52 0.00 4.00 DEC 83 0.00
1986 1.88 1.79 1.91 4.52 0.00 4.00 DEC 83 0.00
1987 1.86 1.47 1.79 4.29 0.80 4.00 DEC 83 0.20
1988 1.83 1.14 1.65 4.09 1.55 4.00 DEC 83 0.39
1989 1.12 1.02 0.87 2.19 1.63 4.00 DEC 83 0.41
1990 0.90 0.97 0.83 2.15 1.60 4.00 DEC 83 0.40
1991 1.08 1.51 1.12 2.93 1.62 4.00 DEC 83 0.41
1992 1.11 1.37 1.12 3.01 1.38 4.00 DEC 83 0.35
1993 1.15 1.13 1.16 3.06 1.49 4.00 DEC 83 0.37
1994 1.11 1.14 1.12 3.05 1.47 4.00 DEC 83 0.37
1995 1.07 1.16 1.08 2.99 1.44 4.00 DEC 83 0.36
1996 1.05 1.19 1.06 2.97 1.33 4.00 DEC 83 0.33
1997 1.03 1.05 1.03 2.92 1.36 4.00 DEC 83 0.34
1998 1.01 0.90 1.01 2.89 1.43 4.00 DEC 83 0.36
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WEST VIRGINIA
Taxable and Reimbursable

STATE Claims data Average weekly benefit
Number of first payments Weeks compensated for all unemployment Claimants exhausting benefits Average duration (in weeks) Weekly insured unemployed Amount Ratio to average weekly total wage
Number % of first payments Potential Actual Actual for exhaustees Average number Percent of cov. employ.
(01)(23)(24)(25)(26)(27)(28)(29)(30)(31)(32) (33)
1938 1,256,577 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $10.83 0.472
1939 496,569 32,794 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $8.44 0.337
1940 49,758 491,026 22,378 45.5 0.0 9.9 0.0 0.0 $8.00 0.311
1941 35,387 315,326 10,868 30.3 0.0 8.9 14.0 0.0 $9.60 0.325
1942 32,134 225,838 6,879 19.3 0.0 7.0 16.0 0.0 $10.67 0.318
1943 11,201 64,759 2,275 19.0 0.0 5.8 16.0 0.0 $14.25 0.364
1944 7,393 46,777 1,378 17.3 0.0 6.3 0.0 0.0 $14.42 0.338
1945 25,449 160,165 821 5.4 0.0 6.3 0.0 0.0 $16.00 0.364
1946 51,233 632,322 19,745 36.7 21.0 12.4 20.6 0.0 $16.03 0.347
1947 42,545 418,724 11,650 25.7 21.0 9.8 20.2 11,089 2.9 $15.27 0.283
1948 44,681 342,570 6,432 15.9 21.0 7.7 20.0 8,619 2.1 $15.74 0.269
1949 100,085 1,028,471 20,396 23.1 21.8 10.3 20.2 23,301 6.2 $17.42 0.316
1950 76,998 915,312 22,442 25.8 23.0 11.9 21.8 19,709 5.2 $17.76 0.302
1951 54,029 481,203 8,295 15.0 23.0 8.9 21.8 10,870 2.8 $18.05 0.271
1952 80,100 729,115 11,182 14.0 23.0 9.1 21.9 15,885 4.2 $20.12 0.294
1953 73,486 701,174 12,626 18.8 23.5 9.5 22.0 15,945 4.4 $20.84 0.283
1954 107,568 1,549,025 34,360 31.5 24.0 14.4 23.4 36,921 11.5 $23.22 0.317
1955 54,235 753,612 19,896 31.6 24.0 13.9 23.5 17,122 5.2 $21.09 0.270
1956 50,180 423,009 6,828 13.8 24.0 8.5 22.9 10,911 3.0 $20.80 0.254
1957 59,933 553,736 8,243 16.1 24.0 9.3 23.2 14,054 3.7 $22.52 0.264
1958 114,754 1,687,068 38,385 33.0 24.0 14.7 23.5 39,732 11.6 $24.16 0.285
1959 86,729 1,278,123 30,504 35.4 24.0 14.7 23.5 28,421 8.4 $22.71 0.254
1960 84,272 1,082,591 20,903 26.2 24.0 12.8 23.5 25,352 7.6 $22.92 0.250
1961 74,453 1,159,958 29,084 31.7 24.0 15.6 23.5 27,640 8.7 $22.76 0.243
1962 68,929 878,552 15,700 24.6 26.0 12.7 25.0 21,314 6.7 $22.44 0.231
1963 58,713 770,086 13,370 20.1 26.0 13.1 25.3 18,594 5.8 $23.09 0.232
1964 51,779 625,841 9,569 17.2 26.0 12.1 25.1 14,708 4.5 $24.44 0.235
1965 47,322 514,518 7,055 14.9 26.0 10.9 24.9 11,818 3.5 $25.27 0.234
1966 41,761 401,367 4,972 11.4 26.0 9.6 24.8 9,734 2.8 $25.42 0.226
1967 48,303 460,500 5,249 12.2 26.0 9.5 24.7 10,707 3.0 $27.59 0.235
1968 46,706 476,295 6,038 12.6 26.0 10.2 24.8 11,197 3.1 $30.52 0.247
1969 39,574 400,686 5,297 12.0 26.0 10.1 24.8 10,156 2.8 $31.65 0.242
1970 50,475 483,634 6,381 14.1 26.0 9.6 24.5 12,253 3.3 $33.50 0.238
1971 57,861 567,462 7,275 14.2 26.0 9.8 24.4 14,420 3.9 $32.94 0.220
1972 55,450 623,371 9,368 15.7 26.0 11.2 24.5 14,871 3.5 $42.03 0.274
1973 51,674 559,627 8,385 16.4 26.0 10.8 24.5 13,238 2.9 $45.00 0.282
1974 65,815 650,334 9,363 16.3 26.0 9.9 24.4 15,637 3.4 $48.07 0.279
1975 82,864 1,052,757 19,071 22.5 26.0 12.7 24.6 25,813 5.5 $58.78 0.309
1976 75,304 834,625 15,390 21.5 26.0 11.1 24.3 20,133 4.2 $58.76 0.282
1977 96,765 900,799 13,248 13.6 26.0 9.3 24.3 21,020 4.2 $64.91 0.290
1978 93,971 1,000,672 11,832 13.6 26.2 10.6 24.2 22,436 3.9 $75.22 0.318
1979 109,286 1,125,090 16,077 15.8 26.4 10.3 24.2 25,119 4.1 $92.08 0.362
1980 120,313 1,588,005 25,789 23.0 28.0 13.2 26.2 34,639 5.7 $105.92 0.383
1981 94,419 1,480,575 28,221 24.8 28.0 15.7 26.7 34,813 5.9 $109.98 0.367
1982 122,607 1,937,588 34,667 35.2 28.0 15.8 27.8 41,699 7.4 $129.58 0.406
1983 93,417 2,023,507 50,058 41.8 28.0 21.7 27.8 43,205 8.0 $139.41 0.433
1984 77,566 1,227,366 23,547 32.8 28.0 15.8 27.8 26,716 4.8 $128.25 0.385
1985 73,098 1,188,321 20,813 25.7 28.0 16.3 27.8 25,785 4.7 $132.87 0.387
1986 72,137 1,067,289 19,996 27.9 27.2 14.8 26.0 23,578 4.3 $144.35 0.412
1987 59,234 901,561 17,957 25.4 26.0 15.2 25.8 19,922 3.6 $144.62 0.403
1988 51,808 748,043 13,119 24.6 26.0 14.4 25.7 16,884 3.0 $141.42 0.384
1989 52,999 702,084 10,961 22.2 26.0 13.2 25.7 16,108 2.8 $141.50 0.376
1990 53,615 705,198 10,926 21.3 26.0 13.2 25.6 16,317 2.8 $146.14 0.371
1991 66,274 1,002,292 17,589 27.2 26.0 15.1 25.8 22,901 3.9 $159.57 0.394
1992 60,922 942,046 18,621 28.8 26.0 15.5 25.7 21,357 3.6 $162.74 0.387
1993 52,530 761,321 15,035 27.9 26.0 14.5 25.8 18,892 3.1 $166.98 0.395
1994 57,366 816,970 13,594 23.2 26.0 14.2 25.5 18,222 2.9 $166.51 0.384
1995 60,567 838,850 13,014 23.2 26.0 13.8 25.8 18,564 2.9 $172.07 0.387
1996 58,680 869,320 14,463 23.6 26.0 14.8 26.0 19,199 3.0 $175.86 0.387
1997 55,641 770,600 12,413 22.9 26.0 13.8 25.8 16,849 2.6 $180.20 0.387
1998 51,885 708,307 10,482 18.9 26.0 13.7 25.5 15,889 2.4 $186.97 0.392
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WEST VIRGINIA
Reimbursable

STATE Average monthly covered employment Total wages (in thousands) Average weekly wage in total covered employment Benefits paid (in thousands)
Total Public Nonprofit Total Public Nonprofit Total Public Nonprofit
(01)(34)(35)(36)(37)(38)(39)(40) (41) (42) (43)
1971 $0.00
1972 14,749 14,749 82,692 82,692 $107.82
1973 15,282 15,282 94,438 94,438 $118.84 14 14
1974 19,754 3,348 16,406 133,924 27,299 106,625 $130.38 156 156
1975 17,274 17,274 121,863 121,863 $135.67 229 229
1976 17,055 17,055 148,243 148,243 $167.15 370 370
1977 19,729 19,729 172,915 172,915 $168.55 411 411
1978 73,410 53,292 20,118 704,808 520,209 184,599 $184.63 519 114 405
1979 116,912 95,936 20,976 1,241,871 1,031,080 210,791 $204.27 1,539 1,107 432
1980 118,799 96,326 22,473 1,387,736 1,133,095 254,641 $224.64 3,200 2,532 667
1981 117,219 93,069 24,150 1,550,766 1,245,576 305,190 $254.42 6,587 5,498 1,089
1982 116,670 91,619 25,051 1,692,525 1,333,012 359,513 $278.98 3,823 3,229 594
1983 117,081 91,936 25,145 1,746,074 1,366,754 379,319 $286.80 4,810 3,805 1,005
1984 120,217 95,475 24,742 1,842,672 1,450,203 392,469 $294.77 4,357 2,334 2,023
1985 120,850 95,594 25,256 2,009,307 1,587,544 421,764 $319.74 4,227 2,652 1,575
1986 122,599 97,561 25,038 2,114,303 1,673,093 441,210 $331.65 3,908 2,240 1,668
1987 123,626 97,638 25,988 2,207,939 1,728,575 479,364 $343.46 3,438 2,265 1,173
1988 123,967 96,392 27,575 2,248,532 1,718,250 530,282 $348.81 2,529 1,897 631
1989 122,959 94,836 28,123 2,278,906 1,722,122 556,783 $356.42 2,735 2,163 572
1990 124,057 95,214 28,843 2,463,109 1,854,052 609,057 $381.82 3,013 2,362 651
1991 125,669 95,453 30,216 2,645,998 1,975,523 670,475 $404.91 5,208 3,999 1,209
1992 129,504 97,723 31,781 2,831,610 2,088,250 743,360 $420.48 4,665 3,791 874
1993 131,941 99,034 32,907 3,007,725 2,199,493 808,232 $438.38 3,901 2,975 926
1994 135,172 101,567 33,605 3,141,121 2,291,464 849,657 $446.88 4,790 3,532 1,257
1995 134,980 100,967 34,013 3,257,526 2,372,022 885,504 $464.10 5,016 3,398 1,618
1996 137,283 103,009 34,275 3,387,601 2,459,304 928,297 $474.54 4,912 3,381 1,531
1997 136,690 101,618 35,072 3,476,508 2,498,495 978,013 $489.11 4,704 3,369 1,335
1998 139,558 102,683 36,875 3,621,320 2,559,587 1,061,733 $499.01 4,666 3,247 1,419
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WEST VIRGINIA
FEDERAL-STATE EXTENDED BENEFITS UNDER PUBLIC LAW 91-373

STATE Financial data (in thousands) Claims data
Total extended benefits paid State share of extended benefits paid Federal share of extended benefits paid Federal share of regular benefits paid Number of first payments Weeks compensated for all unemployment Number of claimants exhausting benefits Average weekly benefit amount Average compensable duration (actual)
(01)(44)(45)(46)(47)(48)(49)(50) (51) (52)
1971 $271 $122 $149 0 0.0
1972 $1,805 $916 $889 6,009 48,386 1,465 38 8.1
1973 0 0.0
1974 0 0.0
1975 $9,198 $4,599 $4,599 17,956 168,359 8,508 49 9.4
1976 $8,492 $4,246 $4,246 15,251 159,240 9,505 54 10.4
1977 $5,998 $2,999 $2,999 14,854 109,578 5,140 55 7.4
1978 $842 $421 $421 1,788 14,089 213 44 7.9
1979 $267 $89 $178 0 0.0
1980 $15,145 $7,573 $7,573 15,895 148,492 8,140 100 9.3
1981 $17,607 $8,958 $8,649 $2,168.00 19,749 166,671 10,619 107 8.4
1982 $29,492 $15,434 $14,058 $3,524.00 28,422 225,359 13,416 128 7.9
1983 $60,045 $31,149 $28,896 $6,770.00 42,980 413,458 31,017 146 9.6
1984 $15,208 $7,250 $7,958 $822.00 6,537 106,078 6,304 144 16.2
1985 $10,144 $5,260 $4,884 $997.00 8,198 72,740 3,720 141 8.9
1986 $9 $27 $18 $17.00 66 139 66.0
1987 $9 $9 $1.00 11 56 5.5
1988 $2 $2 186 0.0
1989 0 0.0
1990 $166.00 0 0.0
1991 $7,780 $3,941 $3,840 6,246 46,098 4,114 178 7.4
1992 $90 $2 $91 3 42 4 173 14.0
1993 $2 $1 $1 3 92 3.0
1994 $1 0 0.0
1995 0 0.0
1996 0 0.0
1997 0 0.0
1998 0 0.0
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